Social Welfare Employment and Unemployment Supports

Department/Agency

Department of Social Protection

Key information

Family income supplement: families and child beneficiaries, rate of payment by family size, age of recipient and family status by family income group; back to work allowance, by sex and employment status, and by sex and age group; recipients of employment supports by county; Live Register statistics; recipients of Unemployment Benefit and Unemployment Assistance by number of dependants.

Contact

www.welfare.ie/EN/ContactUs/Pages/emailcontact.aspx

Source

Department of Social and Family Affairs administrative records.

Scope

All employment and unemployment supports paid.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

31 December

Start date

1998

Timeliness

Typically 9 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Marital status
    One parent family; Two parent family.
  • Employment status
    Employee; Self-employed.
  • County
    The 26 geographic counties.
  • Age (jobseeker’s supports)
    Less Than 20 years; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64 years.
  • Age (employment supports)
    Less Than 25 years; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65+ years.

Theme

People and Society - Social Conditions

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-30

Keywords

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